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Nasoalveolar Molding MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Nasoalveolar Molding
Tree Number(s)
E02.760.795.500
E04.604.750.310
N02.421.585.795.500
Unique ID
D000084982
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000084982
Scope Note
A presurgical facial orthotic treatment for patients with bilateral and unilateral CLEFT LIP and CLEFT PALATE. The treatment uses NASOALVEOLAR MOLDING DEVICES designed to reduce the cleft gap, reposition the alveolar segments to improve nasal symmetry, shaping and lessening the severity of the cleft deformity before primary palatoplasty, cheiloplasty, and RHINOPLASTY.
Entry Term(s)
NAM Therapy
Nasal Alveolar Molding
Public MeSH Note
2021
History Note
2021
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2020/06/09
Nasoalveolar Molding Preferred
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